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Local Dining Surprises in Puerto Rico


  On my last visit to Old San Juan, just a short trip, the plan was to not have a plan.  I instead dined on and shopped for and admired the beauty of whatever happened to present itself on my path. As is usually the case when travelling with a loose itinerary, I stumbled upon […]

August 10th, 2013 | Posted in Comida,La Isla,News & Info,Travel | Read More »

De la Tierra con Sabor – new cookbook by Eris Garriga

De la Tierra con Sabor

De la Tierra con Sabor es un libro vegetariano, con 247 recetas en 328 páginas, acompañadas de más de 400 photos a colores. Muchos de los ingredientes usados en las recetas son viandas, vegetales, frutas que se cultivan en Puerto Rico, además de arroz, habichuelas, pasta y productos de soya.  Casi todos los productos se consiguen […]

July 15th, 2013 | Posted in Comida,New York,News & Info | Read More »

El Mofongazo Restaurant Tampa Florida

El Mofongazo Restaurant Tampa

Welcome to El Mofongazo Restaurant, home of “El Jibarito Sandwich! We feature several varieties of mofongo, including the traditional plantain variety, and delicious variations of yuca, yautia, and our “Sweet San Juan” featuring a sweet ripe plantain mix. Visitenos – Come visit us 5522 Hanley Road, Tampa FL 33634 Ordene por teléfono – Call your […]

June 3rd, 2013 | Posted in Comida,Florida,News & Info | Read More »

Savory Puerto Rican Meat Dishes

Carne Guisada

Savory Puerto Rican Meat Dishes Puerto Rico, our favorite Caribbean island is well-known for its scenic natural landscape, diverse culture, and, of course, its savory meals. Puerto Rico is home to some of the tastiest dishes one can ever hope to experience. Puerto Rican meat dishes are particularly admired and loved for their brilliant and […]

November 30th, 2012 | Posted in Comida | Read More »

Thanksgiving Turkey Food Drive Was a GREAT SUCCESS!!

Boricua.com Food Drive at the Copacabana

Boricua.com’s  Thanksgiving Turkey Food Drive hosted at the Copacabana was a GREAT SUCCESS!! Over 100 Turkeys were donated to the Pantry of Broward plus several hundred dollars in donations and gift cards were collected. We are extremely happy and want to thank all of those who participated in this wonderful event. This was a real […]

November 17th, 2012 | Posted in Comida,Events | Read More »

Pumpkin: So Poor and Yet So Rich


Pumpkin: So Poor and Yet So Rich Among vegetables, it’s one of the most nutritious and rich in vitamins, particularly A, and has great detoxifying, diuretic and antioxidant powers. In addition, it’s very versatile, since it can be the main ingredient of soups, stews, desserts and an endless number of recipes. At the same time, pumpkins have very few calories and […]

October 28th, 2012 | Posted in Comida | Read More »

Finger Foods

Bacalaíto and fried pork

Finger Foods by E. Garriga There is no greater pleasure than to eat a delicious fritter such as bacalaítos (codfish fritters), o a piece of  dulce de coco (coconut candy squares) you long for using your hands or remembering a scrumptious arroz con gandules  (rice with pigeon peas) cooked over a make-shift stove of three […]

October 2nd, 2012 | Posted in Comida | Read More »

5 Must-Have Traditional Puerto Rican Dishes


The flavor of Puerto Rico presents itself in many ways. You can find it in the way the people of this island nation love family, friends, and good conversation. It can be seen in the brightly-colored traditional clothing they wear and the fast-paced dance styles they prefer (merengue, plana, etc.). And it can be heard […]

August 2nd, 2012 | Posted in Comida | Read More »

Don Coqui Restaurant Astoria Queens New York


Don Coqui is the most exciting Authentic Puerto Rican dining in all of the Tri-State area; owned and operated by third generation restaurateurs Jaleene and Jewelle Rodriguez, daughters of renowned restaurateur Jimmy Rodriguez, pioneer of the “Puerto Rican dinning-entertainment” experience in New York. Don Coqui’s elegant ambiance and purely authentic, enchantingly delicious cuisine provide the […]

July 22nd, 2012 | Posted in Comida,New York | Read More »

La Cocina Boricua Puerto Rican Restaurant Bronx NY

cocina boricua restaurant interior

La Cocina Boricua is a unique dining experience located in the Castle Hill section of the Bronx. La Cocina Boricua is a modern and traditional restaurant, specializing in Puerto Rican Cuisine with deeply rooted traditions from our home land Puerto Rico. It was established to bring you the delicious dishes like piononos, surrullitos, chuletas can […]

July 22nd, 2012 | Posted in Comida,New York | Read More »